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16 May 17
Trumpf teases ultrashort 'game-changer' in Munich

Laser company says it will reveal way to combine ultrashort pulses with fiber delivery at LASER: World of Photonics event.

10 May 17
Optical spectroscopy sheds light on kidney damage

Autofluorescence and light-scattering reveals functional changes after injury.

09 May 17
Piccolo project develops endoscope for colon cancer diagnosis

New instrument from Horizon 2020 project will use OCT and MPT for high-resolution imaging.

09 May 17
KIT develops 3D-printing breakthrough

Erasure on demand allows repeated modifications to laser-written microstructures.

08 May 17
LZH develops laser for underwater cutting of steel

Speed, precision and safety improved by new process based on a disc laser for torch cutting.

08 May 17
Diamond-like crystal reflects many light wavelengths in all directions

Novel material developed at U Twente is candidate for a back reflector in solar cells, on-chip lasers, invisibility cloaks.

04 May 17
Optical sensor spots potential carcinogen in food

B-PHOT project detects acrylamide precursors in peeled potatoes.

03 May 17
Lund researchers develop ‘World’s fastest’ film camera

Films at a rate equivalent to 5 trillion frames per second to "freeze" highest-speed chemical reactions, such as combustion.

03 May 17
Sensors that mimic the human retina promise improved machine vision

UK project investigates neuromorphic vision sensing for cameras and robots.

03 May 17
Photonic chip brings super-resolution potential to conventional microscopy platforms

Bielefeld University and University of Tromsø project enables chip-based localization microscopy.

03 May 17
Fiber-optic probe promises endoscopic cancer diagnosis

Compact device from Jena team offers alternative to conventional biopsies.

26 Apr 17
Light can boost perovskite solar cell formation

Efficiency of perovskite-based photovoltaic cells depends on controlling its deposition into films.

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